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Mar 1, 2014 12:00am PST
and larry gegozi. how do you see that competition. >> i think competition is a greatit would be crazy if we dot have it. >> rose: in other words if you were in a very competitive place, it generally makes you better. >> exactly. and larry has a fantastic gallery. >> rose: how is he different from you? >> you know again back to what i said earlier, he's a different stable of artists, a different team of people that work with them. they have a certain atmosphere. i've been working hard to create an atmosphere -- >> rose: how do those atmospheres differ? >> i think we are really primarily artist centric. the philosophy is really puts the artists first. i started as a galleryist the first few things i did was travel around and get myself a group of artists together. like luke, that was something right in the beginning. i became an art dealer later. i realized in order to finance my escapade. some of the artists they worked in large installation and film and video. i wanted to subsidize what i'm doing with the sales of works that we sell in the secondary market. and i think in larry's case it
Feb 26, 2014 3:00pm PST
, safer stoves. but noted engineer and friend larry winursky offered it design one and with pena ready to manufacture it, hughes went to her local rotary club and asked them for start-up funds. >> i was standing around with these rot arians and they said you can start a factory in el salvadore. and i was like i'm over 65, i'm to the doing that. and so one of the people on the team said listen, we've got a great stove, we've got a guy who wants to produce them. we can raise money so let's raise money and place an order for stoves with him and let him go and let him own the factory and we don't have to do it. that was very appealing with similar rotary club funding the team has set up six factories across central america and mexico. each owned by a local entrepreneur. it's a very different approach than most aid groups. they've often imported mass produced stoves and given them out for free or at almost no cost to users. >> one reason stove team says it's been successful is that its stoves are locally produced. and they're design is informed by local food customs. the biggest problem, mo
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